News

Trinseo at Jaguar Land Rover Mini Tech-Show in China

Suppliers and manufacturers were invited to Changshu to exchange knowledge and innovations. Trinseo could convince the hosts with its low odor materials.

Applications

PULSE™ XT7215 approved against PSA Group specifications

The validation of PULSE™ XT7215 PC/ABS facilitates our collaboration with tiers developing exterior parts for PSA Group.

Our Business

Trinseo in Schkopau – leader in synthetic rubber technology

Trinseo's plant in Schkopau, Germany, is celebrating 80 years of providing innovative and consistent quality for global tire manufacturing customers.

Case Studies

Special high-gloss aesthetics with PULSE™ A35-105

Read here why tier Boryszew Gardelegen chooses PULSE™ A35-105 to achieve a super high-gloss surface for the upper side of a hinged cover and a gearshift frame.

News

Best for exterior applications – PULSE™ XT9215

Leading technical magazine "Kunststoffe International" features our mineral fiber-reinforced PC/ABS powering Opel roof rails and other exterior applications.

Case Studies

VW Golf Sportsvan folding table made from MAGNUM™ 3416SC

Tier 1 Boryszew chose the OEM approved MAGNUM™ 3416SC in combination with a Trinseo masterbatch to achieve superior results.

Case Studies

MAGNUM™ 3416SC and immediate service win Audi Q5 trunk trim

Based on prior, positive experience and trust into our products and services, Audi asked Trinseo for immediate support – and chose MAGNUM™ 3416SC for the new Q5.

Our Business

MAGNUM™ goes China

Starting in 2017, Trinseo’s production plant in Zhangjiagang, China, will serve our Asia Pacific customers with high-quality ABS resins proudly made in China.

Case Studies

MAGNUM™ 3416SC powers cost-efficient Porsche mid console

We supported tier 1 Dräxlmaier to switch from die casting to MAGNUM™ 3416SC in order to significantly save production costs of the new Panamera mid consoles.

Our Business

A Glimpse into the Future of Automotive

Anis Tebib, Marketing Manager Automotive, visited the CES 2017 in Las Vegas and put together his key trends for future mobility in an exclusive presentation.

Ideas

When plastics save lives

Jorge Odón shows us, that the development of a simple plastic device is highly inspirational and that it may save thousands of babies.

Our Business

Chris Pappas talks about growth opportunities for 2017

Trinseo CEO, Chris Pappas, talks with Yahoo! Finance about his prospects for 2017 and his expectations for the company. Get to know more here.

Ideas

The benefits of Social Selling for your B2B sales

Buyers are five times more likely to do business with a supplier who proves to have new insights about their industry. 

Case Studies

PULSE™ GX70 enhances 13 interior parts of the BMW X1

In collaboration with supplier KDK Automotive, we developed an interior trim package for the latest BMW X1 using our PC/ABS resin PULSE™ GX70.

News

Samsung acquires audio giant Harman for $8 Billion

Beware of Samsung? With the largest acquisition in it’s history, Samsung prepares to attack the big players in the connected vehicle industry.

Case Studies

PULSE™ AX50 enables collaboration with KraussMaffei and PANADUR

Explore the innovative synergies of our collaboration with KraussMaffei and PANADUR processing PULSE™ AX50 at the K 2016.

Ideas

Audi's new suspension turns rough roads into electricity

Bumpy roads induce kinetic energy in cars. Instead of wasting it, Audi developed a suspension system that utilizes that energy.

Trends

Change of paradigms for lightweight design

Our favorite item on the agenda of the "VDI Lightweight Design Congress 2016" in Bremen, Germany, is "Lightweight design – See the bigger picture".

Ideas

Ford’s approach to vehicle lightweighting

Lighter weight moves the automotive industry. Read here why Ford’s number one material expert thinks, that in reality not always less is more.

Applications

Trinseo materials in new GM, Chrysler, and Audi applications

Browse our gallery of interior and exterior applications in new GMC, Chevrolet, Chrysler, and Audi U.S. models at the 2016 NAIAS.

Ideas

Goodyear's vision of a spherical tire

Visiting the 2016 motor show in Geneva, we were impressed by the spherical, levitating concept tire Eagle-360.

Case Studies

Renault reduces carbon emissions with mono-polymer solutions from Trinseo

Dr. Gérard Liraut and Anis Tebib revealed insights into our collaboration for lightweighting with Renault. Explore their joint presentation conducted at VDI 2016.

Case Studies

PULSE™ GX50 in the Airbump®

A success story about our cooperation with REHAU for the Airbump® technology of the Citroën C4 Cactus.

Case Studies

ENLITE™ and Renault's lightweighting strategy

Dr. Gérard Liraut, Expert Leader Polymers at Renault, explains in our interview, how the automotive industry can reach its full weight reduction potential.

Applications

TPE Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Trinseo recently acquired API and is now able to provide innovative TPE products. Find out more about the new solutions by downloading the brochure here.

Our Business

Our 2016 Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

Learn here, how Trinseo meets the highest standards of safety and environmental performance, and how our innovative solutions benefit our world.

Our Business

Synergies for growth: Trinseo has acquired API

Exciting news! We combine the unique strengths of rigid polymers from Trinseo and the soft-touch polymers from API.

Applications

Innovative medical device powered by EMERGE™ PC/ABS

A start-up set out to build a device that allows pregnant women to monitor the fetus. The housing of the commercialized product features our EMERGE™ PC/ABS.

Our Business

Synergies for lacquered surfaces

Explore the Trinseo Webinar on reduced costs for lacquered surfaces using KraussMaffei ColorForm Technology with PANADUR polyurea and PULSE™ AX50.

Case Studies

Ford Fusion door trims: MAGNUM™ 3325MT beats the competition

Tier 1 IAC preferred MAGNUM™ 3325MT as the most suitable ABS for the upper and lower trim of the Ford Fusion doors.

Case Studies

GM and IAC rely on MAGNUM™ 3325MT for center seat console

Together with IAC, we developed a customized solution for the center seat module of GM's truck and SUV platform using MAGNUM™ 3325MT.

Case Studies

Heat and dimensional stability for Daimler C-Class B-pillar

IAC Group chose MAGNUM™ 3325MT to produce the upper B-pillar for the Daimler C-Class W205 due to its dimensional and heat stability as well as its reliability.

Case Studies

Strength and reliability: MAGNUM™ 3416SC for BMW bumper brackets

SMP and BMW trust in our MAGNUM™ 3416SC ABS for several applications in the new 4, 5, and 7 series.

Case Studies

Successful follow-up project with REHAU for the new Citroën C3

Because of our good job for REHAU and Citroën within the C4 Cactus Airbump® project we could position PULSE™ GX50 in another innovative Citroën model.

News

Trinseo wins IAC Award of Excellence

Our customer International Automotive Components awards selected partners for outstanding collaboration. Trinseo was the only honored raw material supplier.

Conversations

Mobile green power – everywhere and to go

A German startup is making charging and billing technology for mobile power simpler and more economical. We spoke with Knut Hechtfischer, one of the founders of ubitricity.

Conversations

Blue Sky Activity – A conversation with Tom Pilette

Tom Pilette was heavily involved in the change process at Magna. We talked with him about innovation and the importance of asking “what if?”

Ideas

The Chevy Bolt reaches factories

GM started to build the Chevy Bolt and rings in the new wave of practical, affordable electrical vehicles.

The future of transportation according to Uber

At the Fast Company Innovation Festival, Uber’s general manager Rachel Holt sat down to discuss what transportation will look like in the next ten years.

Ideas

Sonos faces the next era of the music industry

A decade ago, Music streaming disrupted the way we listen to music. Now, music-over-Wi-Fi is about to do it again. Sound-system-provider Sonos is prepared.

Applications

PULSE™ GX70 approved against BMW specifications

Trinseo PC/ABS PULSE™ GX70 EU is tested and approved according to BMW GS93016. Click here to learn the details.

Case Studies

MAGNUM™ 3416 SC saves privacy and part costs for VW

We supported Salamander Technische Kunststoffprofile to enhance quality and cost effectiveness of the VW T6 California sun blinds with MAGNUM™ 3416 SC.

Case Studies

How process-simulation solved cracking at Fiat-Chrysler

An air-vent module for Fiat-Chrysler showed several cracking-incidents. Trinseo helped understand the issues with a process simulation.

Ideas

Volvo tests autonomous driving technology in China

After announcing tests in Sweden, Volvo – a trendsetter in autonomous driving – now targets the challenging traffic in China.

Ideas

EV charging stations benefit of Trinseo's PC and PC blends

Learn how EMERGE™ Advanced Resins meet the objectives of electric vehicle charging stations and modules.

Ideas

35% of global new cars sales by 2040 will be electric vehicles

A new research report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance foresees a "revolution" for electric vehicle's in the beginning 2020's.

Applications

Trinseo in the new Mercedes models at IAA 2015

See how our key customer Mercedes is using Trinseo materials in its premium interiors.

Case Studies

PP-LGF. An optimized technology for thermoplastic tailgates

A technical contribution for "Plastverarbeiter" magazine on our weight saving tailgate solution for Renault.

Applications

Trinseo in the new Audi A4 at IAA 2015

Browse our gallery and see how our key customer Audi is using Trinseo materials in the new A4.

Applications

Trinseo materials in new cars at IAA 2017

Explore our successfully commercialized materials in high quality applications of the latest international car models presented at the IAA 2017 show.

Our Business

Our products in the Peugeot 3008, Car of the Year 2017

The Peugeot 3008 was elected Car of the Year at the Geneva International Auto Show. The SUV is enhanced by our resins MAGNUM™ 3525 and PULSE™ A35-105.

Case Studies

MAGNUM™ 3416SC and technical support for the Toyota C-HR

We provided our reference high-heat ABS MAGNUM™ 3416SC for various exterior applications in the new Toyota C-HR and helped to solve painting challenges.

Our Business

Trinseo Automotive Innovation Day 2017 in Beijing

Explore leading technical presentations from our successful event, held on May 12, 2017, in Beijing, on the most cutting-edge topics of innovative automotive plastics.

Case Studies

PULSE™ GX50 replaces PC in MINI gear shift bezel

The unique interior of the MINI calls for rethinking materials and applications. Read here how Nexeo Solutions and Trinseo enabled the change from PC to PC/ABS.

Case Studies

MAGNUM™ 3416 suits the best for VW Tiguan door liner

For the VW Tiguan, Yanfeng and Fremach chose MAGNUM™ 3416 Standard Black as a result of consistently high quality, premium aesthetics and good customer support.

Case Studies

MAGNUM™ 3325MT enhances Daimler internal door handle

Its outstanding low gloss made MAGNUM™ 3325MT the material of choice for an internal door handle in Daimler's new C-Class.

Case Studies

Audi A4 armrests benefit from MAGNUM™ 3616 properties

Optimized features for interior applications and excellent processability in the injection molding machines convince Audi to use MAGNUM™ 3616.

Our Business

Chris Pappas on business, economy and taxes

Live on CNBC Trinseo CEO, Chris Pappas, talks about his prospects for 2017 and how US-policy may influence the industry. Watch the interview here.

Applications

Processing Guidelines for injection molding

Download our Processing Guidelines with relevant information for your molding process using Trinseo materials.

Case Studies

INSPIRE™ TF1500 ESU and our expertise won Volvo SPA platform

Explore how both our material and our technical service made the difference for Volvo producing trunk hard trim applications.

Ideas

Are cities prepared for self-driving cars?

In an episode of the future thinkers podcast, Aric Dromi addresses self-driving cars and future-cities, where they will one day drive unchecked.

Ideas

Wing morphing – the next big thing in aviation?

Aviation benefits majorly from composites, as the morphing wing by Aviation Partners Inc. shows. Check this article to see a video of a morphing wing.

Applications

VELVEX™ 5250 ESU approved against Audi specifications

Trinseo's reinforced elastomer/PP compound VELVEX™ 5250 ESU is tested and approved according to Audi TL 52705-A specifications. Click here to explore more.

Case Studies

MAGNUM™ 3416SC enables unpainted interior applications for Tata Tiago

Read how our high-heat and low-gloss ABS allows for paint elimination and aesthetic enhancements in the new TATA Tiago.

Ideas

Charles Bombardier’s out-of-the-box ideas on self-driving cars

The mechanical engineer is known for innovative ideas on how people will travel in the future. Let’s have a look at his vision for self-driving cars.

Case Studies

PULSE™ GX70 enhances Audi seat belt sliders at reduced costs

Audi and Trinseo found a solution to provide an unlaquered, UV resistant material for Audi’s rear belt sliders and make them more cost efficient at the same time.

Our Business

Reducing cost through innovative polymer technologies

Explore our Plastomotive 2016 presentation on the benefits of Trinseo products for unpainted interior parts enabling less weight and significant cost reduction.

Our Business

Drive innovation with the support of our AEDC

Our Application Engineering & Design Centre globally collaborates with customers towards their needs with a multi-dimensional material and design approach.

Ideas

To drive or to be driven? Today’s youth about self-driving cars

New technological opportunities often strike us with skepticism. But what about the generation of digital natives?

Applications

Better material assessment through Spiral Flow

Learn more about the advantages of Spiral Flow and the benefits of a high practical flow.

Case Studies

PULSE™ GX90 powers Audi R8 seat back trims

Our PULSE™ GX90 supports premium look and enhanced safety of the new R8 with best-in-class heat stability and very high ductility at low temperatures up to -40°C.

Applications

ENLITE™ Structural Polymers for semi-structural applications

Explore why our ENLITE™ Structural Polymers family stands for lightweight and why it is not only a material.

Case Studies

PULSE™ GX50 BMWi3 case study

Read an article of the plastics special magazine "Kunststoffe" on unpainted parts in cars using Trinseo's material and know-how.